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For Alibaba, HK friendships really do matter

16-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Over lunch last week, a beleaguered fund manager asked IPO Watch whether the high-flying listing hopeful Alibaba would skip meetings with potential investors in Hong Kong. [...]
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Russian money flows into HK following imposition of Western sanctions against Moscow

16-Sep-2014 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Western sanctions against Moscow over conflict in Ukraine sees firms turning to the city for their financing needs, but some banks are wary Russian money is flowing into Hong [...]
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Taiwan recognises HK’s fight for democracy: premier

15-Sep-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s government is happy to see any social movement pushing for greater democracy, Premier Jiang Yi-huah said Friday when commenting on Hong Kong’s democracy [...]
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HK’s historic opportunity

15-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Washingtonpost | 6:00 AM

The September 3 editorial “One country, one system” ignored important facts about the history of Hong Kong’s democratic development. Until July 1997, [...]
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HK Protest Group Faces Moment of Truth

15-Sep-2014 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

For a protest movement inclined to deliberate, the need to follow talk with action is sinking in. The prompt for Occupy Central came on August 31, when Beijing said [...]
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HK Regulator Sues Chinese Giant Citic

15-Sep-2014 Intellasia | NY times | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s securities regulator is suing the Chinese conglomerate Citic and five of its former directors, seeking $245 million in compensation for investors over [...]
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HK pro-democracy leaders shave heads in protest

HK pro-democracy leaders shave heads in protest

11-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 7:28 AM

To the sound of whirring clippers, Hong Kong democracy activists shaved their heads Tuesday in a symbolic act of protest against China’s increased political control [...]
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HK pro-democracy leaders shave heads in protest

11-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

To the sound of whirring clippers, Hong Kong democracy activists shaved their heads Tuesday in a symbolic act of protest against China’s increased political control [...]
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HK, China and democracy

11-Sep-2014 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Your editorial on the selection of the chief executive of the Hong Kong special administrative region by universal suffrage (A foolish decision, 3 September) is a groundless [...]
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HK And Beijing: The Future Of Economic Freedom

11-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Over the last few years I have seen student protests in the United States, Spain and Venezuela. I never expected, during my recent trip to Hong Kong, that I would witness a [...]
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Bottom line of HK election

11-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

There is a surreal air about the growing agitation in Hong Kong over the 2017 election for the territory’s chief executive. Beijing’s requirement that candidates [...]
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HK: one country, one system

11-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Tennessean | 6:00 AM

The promise the Chinese government made to Britain and to the world as Hong Kong reverted to Chinese control at midnight on June 30, 1997, that China would abide by the [...]
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HK shares tumble on Fed concern, China falls on premier’s comment

11-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong suffered their worst fall in months early on Wednesday, as concerns that the Federal Reserve could raise interest rates sooner than expected triggered a sell-off [...]
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HK’s domestic helpers ‘should be paid HK$4500 a month’

11-Sep-2014 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Helpers push for wage rise amid government review, saying city is not the draw it once was because pay hasn’t kept pace with living costs Domestic helpers in the city [...]
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HK’s listing market to top HK$170b in 2014: Deloitte

11-Sep-2014 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

The amount of capital raised in Hong Kong’s listing market is expected to reach HK$170 billion this year, according to Deloitte. The latest forecast was little changed [...]
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